Public Policy & Communications Manager Netherlands – TIER Mobility

TIER Mobility is Europe’s leading micro-mobility business. By making cities better places through lower congestion and emissions and putting responsible use and safety at the heart of our operations, we have a mission to change mobility for good. Not yet two years old, we have expanded into 75+ cities across ten countries worldwide and are already profitable. TIER Mobility has its headquarter in Berlin and our team has grown to more than 750+ people.

These will be your responsibilities

Public Policy Responsibilities: 

  • Monitor regulation, public discourse, and challenges our business could face as the public policy landscape in the Netherlands evolves
  • Develop and execute proactive public policy strategies to address regulatory or other public policy challenges and topics
  • Support the identification, engagement and management of stakeholders on municipal, political and national level, as well as in associations and NGOs
  • Support in responding to public policy threats and opportunities in the Dutch market and at EU level
  • Policy research on mobility and tech topics
  • Work in close collaboration with the expansion, operations, brand and marketing, and other departments to drive a healthy regulatory environment in the Dutch market
  • Maintain oversight of EU-level regulation affecting our industry
  • Participate in shaping regulation at EU level through forums, conferences, stakeholder engagement and official regulatory submissions to ensure an enabling and innovative regulatory space for the industry

Public Relations responsibilities:

  • Lead public relations efforts in the Netherlands, including local strategy development and execution including corporate communication and crisis management.
  • Proactively and creatively build the TIER brand in the local market through press coverage
  • Responsibility for building and maintaining a strong network and relationships with key journalists in the Netherlands
  • Set overall and campaign objectives in this market, to ensure short and long term strategy and monitoring of progress.
  • Utilise media channels, relationships and opportunities to support public affairs goals, and vice versa.
  • Steer external PR agencies across projects and activities: agency briefing process and development of concepts and creative elements.
  • Input to campaign recaps and post mortems, identifying and sharing key learnings, analytics, delivery against KPIs and best practice sharing across all markets
  • Work with central PR team to localise central PR strategy to meet the needs and unique environment in the Netherlands
  • Maintain an in-depth knowledge on media trends, industry best practice and media channel developments and opportunities in the region.

You’re offering these qualifications and experience

  • Degree in Communications, International Relations, Politics, or a related field. Master Degree / MBA a plus.
  • 5+ years’ industry and / or relevant work experience in areas of communications, public relations, journalism, governmental engagement, public affairs, consulting, and/or diplomacy.
  • Experience and a good network in the mobility and transport sector, amongst both public and private stakeholders
  • Creative, dynamic and comfortable working in fast paced environments
  • Fluent written and spoken English language skills.
  • Fluent written and spoken Dutch language skills. French a plus.
  • Excellent interpersonal/communication skills and managerial level of strategic thinking
  • Experience in PR communications, strategy and execution.
  • Experience in crisis management and corporate communications
  • Strong project management and leadership skills
  • Excellent presentation and organizational skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

What we offer

  • We are one of the fastest growing and most funded startups in Europe
  • A multinational team with diverse backgrounds and languages
  • Space for rapid professional development and flexible working hours
  • You will work on the forefront of the exciting & upcoming e-scooter industry
  • Challenging tasks, high responsibility and with a high impact
  • A world-class team of serial entrepreneurs (Co-founder of Rebuy, Takeaway, Coup) and high-performers (Ex BCG, Uber, Foodora and more)